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Release Day — September 25, 2013 – Oh Well, Whatever, Nevermind…

On the website for the radio station I listen to online, I came across a message which said it has been 22 years ago today, that the album Nevermind by Nirvana was released. That message took me way back. I was 15 and wearing army boots, checkered flannel shirts and carrying a schoolbag with band […]

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The Top 5: Johnny Cash

10 years ago today, on the 12th of September 2003, Johnny Cash passed away at the age of 71. I am not sure how to even begin paying respect to this man, who has been a pioneer in music and a true artist. I’ve always been fascinated by his voice. You can hear he has […]

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Wildcard Wednesday: Record Industry – Where records are born

Yesterday was a brilliant day; Liz and I had a chance to see where records are made. Anouk, of Record Industry in Haarlem, The Netherlands, had invited us for a tour around this plant, where records have been pressed for over 50 years. It was amazing to get to see this process and we proudly […]

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Wildcard Wednesday – 20 Feet From Stardom

“Millions know their voices, but no one knows their names…” Darlene Love, Merry Clayton, Claudia Lennear, Lisa Fischer, Táta Vega, Judith Hill. I am slightly embarrassed to say that until I saw “20 Feet From Stardom” last weekend, I had never heard these names before. I had heard their voices though, hundreds of times probably. […]

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Discogs Team: Meet Lilian

Hi there! Welcome to the Discogs Team! Do you mind introducing yourself? Hi, my name is Lilian. I live in a tiny village in the green heart of The Netherlands. Very conveniently located near Amsterdam, Utrecht, The Hague and Rotterdam, but with a lake and nature reserve literally across the road: The best of both […]

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